Police in Rock Hill, South Carolina say a 14-year-old boy set the fire at Catawba AME Zion, a predominantly black church in rural York county, off U.S. 21 near the Chester county line. Damages from the fire were discovered by church members as they were preparing for Sunday church service.  Officials said that the pews […]

A recent poll shows that some Pastors of Black and Latino congregations feel ill-equipped, not adequately prepared and not properly trained to address mental health care.  “Where Would You Go? Race, Religion, and the Limits of Pastor Mental Health Care in Black and Latino Congregations is a study published in the Journal, Religions. Parishioners said […]

Please share this number-988.  The number 988 is the new lifeline number to call, text or chat for anyone experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has launched has launched the Preserving Black Churches Project with a donation of $20 million from the The Lily Endowment. 


Gymnast Gabby Douglas is facing a major setback at the 2016 Rio Olympics. According to reports, Douglas won’t be advancing to the all-around finals. Even though Douglas finished with the third highest score in the Olympic qualifiers on Sunday, only two people per country can compete in the all-around finals, preventing her from defending her […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF starts off with his feelings of gratefulness for the existence of black churches. He acknowledges the fact that we do still have black churches and white churches, and details with passion the character found in black churches while celebrating white churches, too. He talks about the historic charm […]

A 29-year-old Texas man who works as a youth minister in Dallas, Texas was arrested Thursday after witnesses allegedly caught him abusing a 6-year-old child, according to Fox 4.

The organization provides services to churches free of charge and hope they can do their part in spreading technology-awareness in the community - one website at a time.


The amount of people is expected to surge when the third open enrollment period for Obamacare kicks off.


Muslim organizations have banded together to raise $100,000 in an effort to help rebuild Black churches in the South that were torched in recent months,…

History of Charleston's "Mother Emanuel" A.M.E. Church as presented on its own site: http://t.co/qPJcEzbPz9 pic.twitter.com/GCOEaXRXU1 — Robert McNamara (@history1800s) June 18, 2015 A tragedy still…

Ever since President Obama expressed public support for same-sex couples right to marry, many have suggested black churches and clergy wouldn’t support the president. Rev. Otis Moss II and Rev. Charles Jenkins express why black churches must support Obama. Here’s a little excerpt: As African-American clergy deeply committed to the welfare of our communities and the […]